Oral Questions


Week beginning Monday 17 June 2019

Tuesday 18 June 2019

*Lord Rooker to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the responses by Baroness Manzoor on 9 January (HL Deb, col 2212) and Baroness Vere of Norbiton on 19 March (HL Deb, col 1357), when they will commence the consultation on the mandatory fortification of flour with folic acid to help prevent foetal abnormalities, as announced on 22 October 2018.  Baroness Barran (Department of Health and Social Care)

*Lord Wallace of Saltaire to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to review the principles of government outsourcing to the private sector, particularly in regard to justice matters.  Lord Keen of Elie (Ministry of Justice)

*The Countess of Mar to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their definition of “safe” in relation to chemicals, medicines and vaccines.  Baroness Barran (Department of Health and Social Care)

*Lord West of Spithead to ask Her Majesty's Government what action they are taking to protect United Kingdom and other merchant shipping in the Gulf of Oman and Strait of Hormuz. Earl Howe (Ministry of Defence)


Wednesday 19 June 2019

*Baroness Pidding to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the quality of careers advice in schools.  Viscount Younger of Leckie (Department for Education)

*Baroness Janke to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to address the findings of the report of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, published on 22 May.  Baroness Buscombe (Department for Work and Pensions)

*Lord Harris of Haringey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of (1) whether there are sufficient resources at the United Kingdom’s borders to prevent illegal arms and illicit drugs entering the country; and (2) whether such resources would need to be increased when the United Kingdom exits the European Union.  Baroness Williams of Trafford (Home Office)

*Lord Scriven to ask Her Majesty's Government what action they intend to take to address decision-making on initial immigration and asylum applications, following the publication of Home Office data that 52 per cent of immigration and asylum appeals were allowed in the year to March 2019. Baroness Williams of Trafford (Home Office)


Thursday 20 June 2019

*Lord Lexden to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made in the inter-party talks in Northern Ireland.  Lord Duncan of Springbank (Northern Ireland Office)

*Baroness McIntosh of Pickering to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they have made in discussions with the European Union about the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union.  Lord Callanan (Department for Exiting the European Union)

*Lord Berkeley of Knighton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the recent increase in thefts of catalytic converters; and of the impact of these thefts on (1) motorists, and (2) the insurance industry.  Baroness Barran (Home Office)


Week beginning Monday 17 June 2019

Tuesday 18 June 2019

12:28:56

 

Estimated Rising Time:

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Statements, PNQs, UQs (if any):

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